Basic Site Details

Name: Standard Picture House
Town, district or village: Partick
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3New Partick Cinema  
Item 2 of 3Partick Picture HouseYes 
Item 3 of 3Picture House Cinema  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Cinema  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 214, Orchard StreetYes 
Item 2 of 214, Vine Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61912(?)  Opened (Peter gives 1916 in one place and 1912 in another)
Item 2 of 64 November 1912(?) OpenedOpened (Peter gives 1916 in one place and 1912 in another)
Item 3 of 619191921 Rebuilding
Item 4 of 6August 1929  Burnt
Item 5 of 619301931 Rebuilding after fire
Item 6 of 6January 1931  Re-opened


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 5Albert Victor Gardner A1912  
Item 2 of 5Albert Victor Gardner B19191921Rebuilding
Item 3 of 5Gardner & Glen B19191921Rebuilding
Item 4 of 5William Riddell Glen B19191921Rebuilding
Item 5 of 5Albert Victor Gardner C19301931Further rebuilding


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Partick Picture House Ltd (George Taylor) 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Peter, Bruce1996100 Years of Glasgow's Amazing Cinemas Edinburgh: Polygonpp109, 185
Item 2 of Scottish Cinemas website and databaseDatabase accessed May 2006

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Chris DoakInformation via website Additional information sent August 2007